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Durham Agrellos
AVENIDA DA BOAVISTA
3265, 3.1.
4100-137 PORTO
Portugal

Portugal > Porto: Leading commercial firms Tier 3

Highly specialised private wealth and tax boutique Durham Agrellos is trusted by both national and international banks and private clients. Tax expert Miguel Durham Agrellos fields over 22 years of experience in wealth management, international tax and inheritance planning and family governance, among other areas, and is a go-to partner for family-owned groups and high-net-worth families. Paulo da Rocha Pichel is another name to note, and is particularly active in litigation and family governance planning.

Practice head(s):

Miguel Durham Agrellos

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

RAR Holding

XP Private

BTG Pactual Bank

Unilabs Group

Vitropor

Aquitex

Engexpor

Alercor

Place Gym Boutique Concept Group

Adalberto Fashion Group

GEMA Group

Atrium Investimentos

Work highlights

  • Advising a client in the fintech sector on the international holding structure for cryptoassets investment.
  • Represented RAR Group in a non-discrimination dispute challenging Stamp Tax assessments resulting from intragroup loans with subsidiaries located in the EU and third countries.
  • Provided advice to Gema Group on the design of a corporate restructuring, which included a significant change in the holding structure of the group’s different business areas.

Portugal > Tax Tier 3

Headquartered in Porto, boutique firm Durham Agrellos is regularly sought after by corporate and private clients, including high-net-worth individuals and family-owned groups, in the gamut of tax mandates. Key areas of focus for the team include tax planning, private wealth and family governance, transfer pricing and dispute resolution. Practice head Miguel Durham Agrellos has notable experience in international tax and corporate restructuring, while Paulo da Rocha Pichel primarily focuses on tax disputes, including arbitration proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Miguel Durham Agrellos

Other key lawyers:

Paulo da Rocha Pichel; Mariana Leite da Silva

Key clients

RAR Holding

XP Private

BTG Pactual Bank

Unilabs Group

Vitropor

Aquitex

Engexpor

Alercor

Place Gym Boutique Concept Group

Adalberto Fashion Group

GEMA Group

Atrium Investimentos

Work highlights

  • Represented RAR Group in a dispute that successfully challenged Stamp Tax assessments resulting from intragroup loans with subsidiaries located in the EU and third countries.
  • Assisted Gema Group in the design of a corporate restructuring, which included a significant change in the holding structure of the group’s different business areas.
  • Advised a client on the planning of an international holding structure for crypto-assets investment.

Durham Agrellos was founded in 2017, born of the aspiration to create a differentiated project of legal advice from its base in Portugal.  We are lawyers with special guidance for sensitive and complex issues in the field of tax law and in assistance to private clients. We provide advice on matters related to the management and tax planning of business and estates.

We have relevant experience in legal assistance to familyowned groups, notably in the field of inheritance planning. We also represent our clients in high-profile tax disputes.  We work closely with our clients and their advisors in Portugal or elsewhere. We provide advice on matters of origin or in connection with the Portuguese market, coordinating issues related to other jurisdictions with local experts.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Miguel Durham Agrellosmda@da.pt+351 226 167 260
Paulo da Rocha Pichelprp@da.pt+351 226 167 260
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Miguel Durham Agrellos photoMr Miguel Durham AgrellosManaging Partner at Durham Agrellos
Paulo da Rocha Pichel photoMr Paulo da Rocha PichelPartner at Durham Agrellos
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Portuguese
English (fluent)
Spanish
OA Portugal – Portuguese Bar Association